Updated November 24 at 4:24pm
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(Updated 4:42 p.m.) Global stocks added to losses that have them poised for the worst month in more than three years on fresh concern China’s efforts to prop up its markets will fail. U.S. equities pared declines as crude rallied to a one-month high. more
Gasoline prices are continuing to fall in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, dropping 9 cents and 6 cents, respectively, from last week, AAA Northeast said. more
Rhode Island is the 22nd best state for drivers, according to Bankrate.com, which noted its low fatal crash rate and below average gasoline expenses. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator increased last month to a reading of 133.1, boosted by a decrease in unemployment claims and an increase in building permits. more
The turmoil seen in August is set to continue on the final day of the month. more
Consumer purchases climbed in July as incomes grew, showing the biggest part of the U.S. economy was off to a good start to the quarter. more
A relief rally swept around the globe, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index capping its biggest two-day gain since 2009 and Chinese shares snapping a five-day losing streak. Oil jumped the most in over six years as the U.S. economy grew more than forecast in the second quarter. more
The foreclosure rate for outstanding mortgage loans fell 0.4 and 0.16 percentage points in June from a year earlier in Rhode Island and the Providence-Warwick metro area, respectively, according to CoreLogic. But for both areas, the June rate represented an increase from May figures. more
U.S. stocks rose, following their biggest gains since 2011, amid a rebound throughout global markets and as data showed the economy grew more than previously estimated. more
A relief rally is spreading around the globe, with Chinese shares snapping a five-day losing streak. The dollar strengthened and stocks extended gains after the U.S. economy grew more than forecast in the second quarter. more
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